Overview

Job Description:

**Job Id**

E1964864

Job Title

RFFE Module Design Engineer

Post Date

06/13/2018

Company

Division

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

CDMA Technology at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qct

Job Area

Engineering – Hardware

Location

California – San Diego

Job Overview

In this role, you will work in Qualcomm’s RF Front-End (RFFE) Department working on advanced front-end modules for cellular/wireless applications. The position offers the opportunity to design advanced RF Front-End Modules to ensure design success and market leadership. Qualcomm solutions include highly customized LNAs, PAs, FEMs, antenna tuner and multi-throw switches in standalone and module packages for 4G and 5G wireless cell phone and ultra-mobile devices. The RF SiP Design Engineer will deliver Front-End Module designs in a fast-paced team environment, and is required to work closely with RFIC design engineers to optimize a design by extensive co-simulation and co-design based on RF system knowledge.

The responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

+ Multilayer laminate design and layout and simulation

+ IC integration into multilayer laminates

+ Solve complex RF technical issues with techniques developed in Qualcomm

+ Participating and conducting design reviews

+ Performing lab correlation with Module E2E (End to End) simulation

All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.

Minimum Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s degree in Science, Engineering, or related field.

+ 2+ years ASIC design, verification, or related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

+ Measurement of microwave active and passive devices

+ Usage of test equipment such as VNA/PNA/PXA and high-speed oscilloscope, micro-probes and different calibration methods

+ RFIC packaging and module design techniques such as PoP, QFN, BGA, LGA, CSP and WLP.

+ Usage of quasi-static and full wave EM field solvers (such as Q3D, HFSS,) and circuit simulator like ADS, Virtuoso and plus sufficient programing skill with Matlab

+ Power amplifier, tuner, LNA, filters and switch knowledge is a plus.

+ Innovative problem solver, passion to win/contribute, ability to work in, and thrive in, a team environment.

+ Solid understanding of RF fundamentals such as Smith chart and impedance matching.

Education Requirements

Required: Bachelor’s degree in Science, Engineering, or related field.

Preferred: Master’s degree in Science, Engineering, or related field.

EEO Employer: Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or any other protected classification.

About Qualcomm

Who is Qualcomm, and what do we do? We are engineers, scientists and business strategists. We are from many different countries and speak many different languages. We come from diverse cultures and have unique perspectives. Together, we focus on a single goal—invent mobile technology breakthroughs.